Spring 2013Past Issues
Learning Lethbridge College: Listening, learning and laughs fill first days on job for new president
Even college presidents need help from the folks in IT before they can truly get to work.
In a room filled with uniforms and familiar faces, the eyes of Melissa Whitegrass, mother to toddler Dawni-Rae, Lethbridge College student and 12-year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, filled with tears.
Lyle Lester is an alumnus of the Renewable Resource Management program at Lethbridge College.
Insight to inspiration: Darren Eveleigh embraces the challenge and exhilaration of Ironman triathlons
When searching for a big lifestyle change, Lethbridge College’s Darren Eveleigh researched the most extreme sport possible to kickstart his transformation.
“Not many people have a job where they get to garden at work,” smiles Penny Takahashi (Renewable Resource Management ‘03), Aquaculture Technician in Lethbridge College’s Aquaculture Centre of Excellence.
It is such a pleasure to have my first opportunity to write a message for Wider Horizons, and I am delighted that it is an issue filled with stories and photos meant to inspire.
(left) Tanya with patient, Gwen Melnyk.
In addition to their regular work as Lethbridge College staff, many members of the college community have been busy completing additional degrees and receiving local, regional and national honours for their community involvement.
When other children were drawing cats and dogs, Anna Nemtsova (Fashion Design and Marketing ‘11) remembers drawing leopard-print body suits.
Second-year Fashion Design and Marketing student Jena Dee Murray doesn’t look for inspiration.
Christine Mousir came back to school for one important reason.
DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD - Francis First Charger (Ninnaisipistoo “Owl Chief”) - Agricultural Technology, ‘82 - This year’s distinguished alumnus is Francis First Charger, a familiar face in
Karen O’Dwyer, Dean of the Centre for Teaching Learning and Innovation, and Calvin Whitehead, electrical instructor and chair of the School of Construction Trades, were named the recipients of the 2012-13 NISOD Excellence in Learning Leadership Award.
A nursing student steps behind the blue curtain in a narrow hallway at Lethbridge College.
In 2002, Rod Pocza was enjoying the view from the top, riding the wave of a successful career in the natural gas marketing industry.
When word went around that this issue of Wider Horizons would include articles on inspiration, we were overwhelmed with great story ideas.
Where are they now? Celebrating the successes of our alumni in their careers and throughout their lives
2014 - Steven Ellertson, Upgrading - Steven Ellertson, a current upgrading student at Fort Macleod’s Lethbridge College campus, is working towards his goal of getting a Bachelor of Science degree to
One of the many wonderful signs of spring is the smell from a barbeque wafting through the neighbourhood.
Lethbridge College announced a $100,000 gift in February from Southland International Trucks Ltd.
With a little help from their friends: Skiers of all abilities make lasting memories at Castle Mountain
From Monday to Friday, they masquerade as typical Lethbridge College students, staff members and alumni, going quietly about their business.
Lethbridge’s Cherie Souther grew up in oilfields around the world.
He spent years on the professional rodeo circuit, wrestling steers and collecting belt buckles across North America.
- A native of Denmark, Knud Petersen had plans to go to England as an agricultural exchange student in 1965 when a missed appointment ended up leading to an opportunity to travel, work and study in Ontario.
- Wider Horizons asked Mandy Pearson (Conservation Enforcement, 1999), owner of her own horse-packing and trail-riding business in the Yukon, to share a word or two about entrepreneurship and finding
Wider Horizons: International Trucks are a bit of a family tradition, aren’t they? - George Kirkham: Yes they are.
My perspective - WH asked: What inspired you to support student awards and scholarships at Lethbridge College?
Jeff Nielsen lives in Coaldale and is a nutritional consultant with Nutri-Source, a company he co-founded in 2005.
Crises pervade Philip Fodchuk’s professional life.
A numbers of Lethbridge College students have recently been named winners of local and provincial awards, including: - • Students Cole Black Water of the Blood Tribe – Kainai and Jorgia Robinson o